World Heritage Advent in Austria

Christmas markets and events around Lake Hallstatt

Snow is falling, the air becomes colder and colder and the most beautiful time of the year comes closer. It is Christmas time in the austrian region Salzkammergut and therewith also time for the magic atmosphere of the traditional Christmas markets in Bad Goisern at Lake Hallstatt, Gosau, Hallstatt and Obertraun at Lake hallstatt. Every market has its own character and its own specialties, but everywhere you will find seasonal music, delicious sweets, handcrafts, hand-made candles and much more. Be enchanted by the numerous events of the World Heritage Advent. Some of those events have attracted way beyond the region around Lake Hallstatt since many years. So just be enthralled by those highlights of the advent.

Torchlight walk through Hallstatt

Torchlight walk through Hallstatt: Be captivated by Hallstatt and its unique history during a leisurely evening stroll and enjoy the romance of the world famous lakeside village.

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Krampus Parade in Bad Goisern 2018

Bad Goisern at Lake Hallstatt | The Salzkammergut Krampus Parade is to take place on 7th December 2017. 700 "Krampusses" and demons, St Nicholasses and good angels will assemble once again in the market square in Bad Goisern for this annual event.

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Date: Sat, Dec. 1, 2018 , 13:00 — 18:00
Ort:  Heimatmuseum Gosau, 4824 Gosau
Simple, lively, colourful and traditional: Gosau "Bergweihnacht" - A Christmas Market Experience an incomparable Christmas trip to Gosau!


Date: Sat, Dec. 1, 2018 , 16:30 — 19:00
Ort:  Strandbad Obertraun, 4831 Obertraun


Date: Wed, Dec. 5, 2018 , 18:00 — 23:00
Ort:  Hallstätter Marktplatz und in den idyllischen Gassen, Marktplatz 4830 Hallstatt


© Kraft | Traditioneller Krampuslauf Hallstatt

Date: Wed, Dec. 5, 2018 , 19:00
Ort:  Gemeindeplatz Obertraun, Obertraun 180 4831 Obertraun


Date: Fri, Dec. 7, 2018 , 17:00
Ort:  Marktplatz Bad Goisern, Marktplatz 4822 Bad Goisern
700 "Krampusses" and demons, St Nicholasses and good angels will assemble once again in the market square in Bad Goisern for this annual event.


Date: Sat, Dec. 8, 2018
Ort:  Hallstätter Marktplatz, Marktplatz 4830 Hallstatt
Authentic customs, living traditions and a touch of romance in December. Experience an incomparable Christmas trip to Hallstatt!


Date: Fri, Dec. 14, 2018 , 19:30 — 22:00
Ort:  Kultur- und Kongresshaus Hallstatt, Seestraße 169 4830 Hallstatt
Let yourself be surprised! An unforgettable sound experience during your holiday in Hallstatt.


Date: Sat, Dec. 15, 2018 , 10:00
Ort:  Hand.Werk.Haus, Rudolf-von-Alt-Weg 6 4822 Bad Goisern
Over 20 of our most talented artists proudly present their products both inside and in the courtyard at the Neuwildenstein stately home.


Holidays around Lake Hallstatt

Hotels and accommodation providers in Hallstatt, Bad Goisern, Gosau and Obertraun offer the ideal room or apartment for your holidays, no matter what your tastes. Aside from establishments rated according to the international "star" scale, you will also find around Lake Hallstatt in Austria businesses that have been awarded two to four "edelweiss". The more flowers, the greater comforts you can expect. Whether you eventually find your cozy nest in an elegant 5-star luxury hotel, at comfortable guesthouse, a family-friendly apartment, or on a traditional farm, the choice is always entirely up to you.